Job Vacancies

School Attendance Officer

  • Location: Wirral
  • Duration: 4-6 weeks
  • Salary: £11 per hour
  • Start date: May 2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated Attendance Officer.

This is a temporary position and will be cover a 4-6-week period from May through till June. The role of an Attendance Officer is to work to improve attendance, input attendance data, following up morning messages and working closely with the school support services team.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who has done this role previously who may not necessarily want a full-time position. And it was looking to help schools across the Wirral with temporary support roles.

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience within a School Attendance role is essential for this particular placement.
  • Excellent literacy, numeracy and ICT skills
  • Excellent skills in terms analysing data and producing reports
  • Experience of working with children or young people
  • Provide high level of support to teachers and pupils
  • Commitment, flexibility and enthusiasm
  • An effective team member
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Job Specification

We recruit a wide variety of school office staff roles, including school secretaries, receptionists, administrators, and school clerks.

Duties are varied and may include the following:

  • Receptionist duties such as answering the phone and welcoming visitors
  • Administrative duties such as typing letters, sorting post, managing emails
  • Dealing with school meals administration, ordering stationery, paying invoices, handling monies, printing and photocopying and managing schools systems like SIMS

School office staff must be well organised as well as having excellent verbal and written communication skills. They must also be able to work well under pressure and be able to prioritise tasks.

Candidates will ideally have previous experience working within a school office. Working knowledge of SIMS system is advantageous.

Schools will expect all school support staff to have a good standard of education, some previous office work experience and ideally previous experience working working within an educational setting.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert account manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Wirral branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 0151 515 0822 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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